The LCSW at NNHSC provides a range of client-centered services that ensure timely and coordinated access to primary medical care, medications, and other support services, including treatment adherence, mental health, and substance abuse for individuals who are HIV-positive and/or have other chronic diseases.
Provide individual patients with the psychosocial support needed to cope with psychosocial stressors and/or medical issues.
Provide integrated care coordination by assisting medical providers by providing supportive social work and therapeutic interventions as required.
Assist patient in identifying/obtaining medical resources. Help patients plan for their home needs by assisting the patient with arranging at-home services.
Conduct screenings, mental health assessments, treatment plans, ongoing interventions, case management, education, treatment adherence, and referrals to referred NNHSC/EIS patients.
Advocate for patients by accessing community services and providing appropriate referrals.
Maintain a system of referral and follow-up to maximize communication with internal and external service providers to enhance optimal patient care and follow-up.
Currently licensed in the State of Illinois as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Experienced in the field of social work. Must have reliable transportation.
TO APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter to include salary expectation.
Experience working with children/adolescents HIGHLY PREFERRED
About Near North Health Service Corporation
Near North Health Service Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Mission of Near North Health Service Corporation (NNHSC) is to provide access to high quality health care and to improve the health and well-being of the diverse populations and communities we serve. We are a culturally sensitive, patient centered community health center that empowers individuals through education and health prevention, regardless of one’s ability to pay.